2019 Achievement Awards

  • Group of world language faculty with President Montgomery

    Dr. Montgomery stopped by to congratulate our winners on their outstanding achievements.

    Pictured: Dr. Vincent Desroches (Languages) received a Faculty Achievement Award in Global Engagement and Dr. Mustafa Mughazy (Languages) received a Faculty Achievement Award in Research and Creative Activity.

  • Dr. Alisa Perkins holds plaque while standing with dean Carla Koretsky

    Faculty and Staff Awards

    Dr. Alisa Perkins (Comparative Religion) received two awards: Diversity & Inclusion and the Women's Caucus Gender Scholar Award.

  • Dr. Lucius Hallett holds plaque while standing with dean Carla Koretsky

    Faculty and Staff Awards

    Dr. Lucius Hallett (Geography) received an Undergraduate Advising Excellence Award.

  • Dr. Sandra Borden holds plaque while standing with dean Carla Koretsky

    Faculty and Staff Awards

    Dr. Sandra Borden (Communication) received a Faculty Achievement Award in Professional and Community Service.

  • Allan Kern holds plaque while standing with dean Carla Koretsky and physics chair Dr. Paul Pancella

    Faculty and Staff Awards

    Allen Kern (Physics) received a Staff Excellence Award.

Flames with cresent moon shapeThe College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the 2018-19 Achievement Award winners. This year we recognized 12 individuals for their exemplary contributions to our students, the college and Western Michigan University as a whole.

Each of these individuals were honored at a special awards ceremony in late March. These awards recognize their great work and outstanding contributions over the past year.

Please join us in congratulating our deserving recipients!

See the full list of awards offered by the College of Arts and Sciences.

Faculty Achievement Awards

Global Engagement

Dr. Vincent Desroches, World Languages and Literatures

Professional and Community Service

Dr. Sandra Borden, School of Communication

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Mustafa Mughazy, World Languages and Literatures

Teaching

Dr. Scott Gaynor, Department of Psychology

Part-time Instructor Excellence in Teaching

Dr. Elise DeCamp, Institute for Intercultural and Anthropological Studies

Diversity and Inclusion Award

Dr. Alisa Perkins, Department of Comparative Religion

Dean's Appreciation Award

Dr. Diane Riggs, Department of Comparative Religion
Mary Lou Brooks, Department of Geography

Staff Excellence Award

Allan Kern, Department of Physics

Undergraduate Advising Excellence Awards

Faculty: Dr. Lucius Hallett, Department of Geography
Staff: Elizabeth Cramer, School of Communication

Women's Caucus Gender Scholar Award

Dr. Alisa Perkins, Department of Comparative Religion